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Kraft is Sued for Falsely Calling Capri Sun Drink "All Natural"

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Kraft is Sued for Falsely Calling Capri Sun Drink "All Natural"

January 8, 2007. Kraft Foods, the maker of Capri Sun—foil pouches filled with a solution of water, high-fructose corn syrup, and small amounts of juice—is being sued by a Florida woman for deceptively marketing the product as “All Natural.” The suit contends that the company’s deceptive marketing tricks consumers into thinking the product is healthier than it actually is, perhaps encouraging some people to confuse the almost juice-less drink with real fruit juiceSweetened with Factory-made High-Fructose Corn Syrup, Capri Sun Seeks to Trick Busy Parents, Says CSPI


By CSPINET , USA.


Health Policy Resource.


Congress Requires Dietary Supplement Companies to Report Adverse Reactions to FDA

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Congress Requires Dietary Supplement Companies to Report Adverse Reactions to FDA

Labels to provide consumer information by 2008 WASHINGTON—Within one year, dietary supplement manufacturers will have to list an address or telephone number on product labels that consumers can use to report serious adverse reactions, and companies will have to promptly turn over such information to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The new requirement will also apply to over-the-counter drugs


By CSPINET ,US.


Health Policy Resource.


"Stem Cell Research in Context. A Comparative Study on the Dynamic Relationship Between Science, Med

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"Stem Cell Research in Context. A Comparative Study on the Dynamic Relationship Between Science, Medicine, and Society". 04 October 2006. Egenis has appointed two Research Associates, Susanne Weber & Katrin Gehring, to work on the ESRC funded project. The study seeks to compare the ways in which different regulation of stem cell science in the UK and Germany affects the science conducted and vice versa..

 

By E Genis,US.

Health Policy Resource.


Medical Savings Accounts

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Medical Savings Accounts. MSAs are tax-efficient savings accounts designed to encourage savings to cover health expenses - in particular the deductible (co-payment element) of Catastrophic Health Insurance. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 established a five-year MSA demonstration project for employees of small firms and the self-employed. MSAs under HIPAA provided federal tax deductions for contributions to multiyear savings accounts established for medical purposes. Victoria Craig Bunce believes that these accounts were poorly designed and hampered by regulations imposed under the HIPAA. She argues that these regulations should be relaxed to allow MSAs to develop.

 

By Cato Institute, US.

Health Policy Resource.


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